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2017 Ford Flex vs. 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Ford Flex will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Flex as you will with the Volkswagen Tiguan, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Flex will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen Tiguan, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Flex and the Volkswagen Tiguan have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Flex is much wider than the Volkswagen Tiguan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Flex, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Flex transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Ford Flex has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Flex is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Tiguan for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Flex greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Flex and the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Ford Flex has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Flex is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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2017 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $30,025 - $43,030

2018 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $25,195 - $37,550
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City MPG: 15 - 16 21 - 22
Highway MPG: 21 - 23 N/A
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 6 years/72,000 miles
Invoice*: $28,974 - $41,093 $24,188 - $36,048

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.